Del Mar News & Announcements
These announcements and Press Releases are updated frequently. For Stable Notes and other race-related news, you can read our Stable News.
Published Thursday, June 3rd, 2021 (5 months ago)
Trevor Denman © Benoit Photo
True racing fans – and especially those who make Del Mar part of their summer routine – know exactly what that means.
Trevor Denman, the iconic racing commentator...
Published Friday, May 28th, 2021 (6 months ago)
Del Mar Thoroughbred Club has announced plans to open its 2021 summer race meet with 100% capacity for fans in its seating areas throughout its facility. This decision was made in accordance with state and...
Published Tuesday, March 30th, 2021 (8 months ago)
For the third consecutive year, Del Mar was identified as one of the safest major racetracks in the U.S. based on annual data released Monday by The Jockey Club’s Equine Injury Database (EID).
Published Wednesday, March 24th, 2021 (8 months ago)
$4,000 Starter Bonus, 50% and 40% Purse Enhancements
Leggs Galore, a Ship & Win winner at Del Mar in 2020, continues to race on the Southern California circuit. © Benoit Photo
Del Mar’s highly successful...
Published Tuesday, March 16th, 2021 (8 months ago)
Summer Meet To Open Friday, July 16
With improving trends in public health data, growth in vaccination rates and the gradual relaxation of limits on attendance at sporting and performance venues in the state, Del...
Published Thursday, March 4th, 2021 (8 months ago)
Building on the positive news it announced last week concerning a 30% increase to overnight purses and major enhancements to its popular “Ship & Win” program, the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club today released this year’s...
Published Thursday, February 25th, 2021 (9 months ago)
Purses to Exceed $700,000 Per Day; "Ship and Win" Incentives Double
Published Monday, February 8th, 2021 (9 months ago)
Santa Anita to Boost Overnight Race Purses by $15,000 on Big 'Cap Day, March 6
Santa Anita Park and the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club have announced they have joined forces to create the $1 Million...
Published Sunday, November 29th, 2020 (1 year ago)
The Del Mar Thoroughbred Club continued its industry-leading safety record and its increased wagering trends as its Bing Crosby Season concluded on Sunday, November 29. The five-week fall meet provided total handle of $195.9 million,...
Published Saturday, November 28th, 2020 (1 year ago)
By Mac McBride
So just up ahead – after this Sunday in fact – Del Mar will wipe its sanitized hands clean of racing in 2020. In a way, the word that fits best for...